Nature Sites

Loksa beach

The flat and sandy Loksa beach is located by Hara Bay, next to Lahemaa National Park. It’s a wild beach, where it’s nice to enjoy a more private and peaceful getaway. In windy weather, you…

Paunküla Reservoir

The largest body of water in the southern part of Harju County, which also has the most fish in the area, was created in 1960 when the Pirita River was dammed up between Paunküla and…

Lake Pikkjärv and camping area

Lake Pikkjärv is a natural lake near Suru village in Harju County, Kuusalu Parish. It is the most north-eastern lake among the Järvi lakes, with an area of 5.2 ha. The lake is surrounded by…

Nõmmeveski waterfall

The waterfall is 16–17 meters wide and only 1.2 meters high, but it is deservedly compared to the larger Northern Estonian waterfalls, such as Keila and Jägala. As the waterfall retreated, a canyon of almost 470…

Vasaristi cascade

The cascade is made up of three waterfalls (0.5; 1.5; and 1.6 m in height) and with about ten escarpments, the water falls about 4 metres in 10 metres. The cascade has retreated, which has…

Blue Springs of Saula, sacrifical springs

In Estonia, springs have always been considered holy and most were thought to have healing powers. Blue Springs of Saula include three large springs with a water flow of 20–30 m per second. The variation in…

Rummu quarry

The crystal clear light blue lagoon of Rummu quarry and the adjacent ash hill are a unique combination and a wonderful destination for a day trip. The mining of Vasalemma limestone and marble in the…

Tuhala Witch’s Well

According to folklore, the witch’s well will rise to a boil when Tuhala witches whisk in the well. This periodically rising spring – part of an underground river in the Tuhala karst region of the…

River Jägala and suspension bridge

River Jägala begins in the village of Ahula that stands on the western edge Pandivere uplands; then, it runs through Northern Estonia and flows into Ihasalu Bay of the Gulf of Finland. The upper course…

Purekkari Cape

Purekkari cape is the northernmost place of mainland Estonia. The cape is 1.5 km long, covered with rocks and boulders, and located on the Pärispea Peninsula in Lahemaa National Park. There is a small island…

Kostivere karst area

Kostivere limestone karst area, where the Jõelähtme River flows under the ground, is one of the largest in Estonia – 2.9 km in length and 0.5 km in width and very rich in different interesting…

Treppoja cascade

Treppoja cascade is located in the spot where the catchment area of Treppoja, which is approx. 10 km long and 20 km2 wide, begins from Illurma cliff cape and then slides down through the slope…

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